The TENA Kitchen Recipe of the Month - May '15

Pineapple, Grape, and Custard Trifle

Pineapple, Grape, and Custard Trifle
  • 46 Vanilla flavored wafers (each wafer about 1 1/2 inch in. diameter)
  • 1 Can 14 fl oz Pineapple tidbits packed in pineapple juice
  • 2 (3.8 oz) packages Dr.Oetker Organics Pudding Mix (vanilla flavor)
  • 3 cups Milk
  • 2 cups 35% Whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Red seedless grapes
  1. Count out 46 cookies. Set aside.
  2. Drain the pineapple tidbits.
  3. In a large bowl, prepare the pudding mix according to package directions. Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice.
  4. Pour the whipping cream into a large bowl. Add the sugar and vanilla. Whip the cream using an electric mixer until the cream is stiff and fluffy.
  5. Fold 1 cup of the whipped cream into the cooled pudding. Set aside.
  6. Cut grapes in half; set aside.

Assemble the trifle:

  • Layer 22 cookies on the bottom and around the sides of a trifle bowl.
  • Spoon on 1/ 3 of the pudding, pineapple and grapes.
  • Add another layer of 8 cookies; pudding, pineapple and grapes.
  • Repeat layer again saving pineapple tidbits and grape halves to decorate the top.
  • On final pudding layer, place remaining 8 cookies around the outside edge of the trifle bowl dipping into the pudding to secure in place.
  • Spoon on remaining whipped cream. Top with reserved fruit.
  • Cover and refrigerate. Can be made 24 hours ahead. Makes 8 to 10 servings.